Lighting Director

DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion™ seeks a creative, energetic, organized Lighting Director. This exciting nonprofit organization is under the direction of Jacques Heim, the founding Artistic Director, and Jennifer Cheng, the Executive Director. The Lighting Director will report to the Technical Director and the Artistic Director. 

Diavolo performs a distinct style of Architecture in Motion, using abstract and recognized structures to explore the relationship between the danger of our environment and the fragility of the human body. Founded by Artistic Director Jacques Heim, Diavolo has an extensive performance history throughout the U.S, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.  For over twenty years, Diavolo has created dozens of dance works, forming one of the dance field’s most compelling repertoires. The Diavolo Institute offers dance education and outreach programs that reach thousands of community members each year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Executing existing lighting designs associated with Diavolo repertory.
  • Leading the focus of DIAVOLO’s light plot(s) when and wherever it is employed.
  • Keeping, creating and maintaining all documents associated with those designs, such as light plots, associated paperwork and cueing data.
  • Supporting outside designers who may be contracted to create new lighting designs.
  • Creating new designs as needed for certain situations where an existing design is not workable or appropriate.

Perform additional tasks as directed on an as-needed basis

Work schedule: Our Ideal Candidate will be comfortable with committing to travel with Diavolo for their full season touring schedule. From year to year, this may vary from 10-30 weeks. In addition, the Lighting Director will be expected to participate in load in and load out calls both in the Diavolo Space as well as at the venues.

Compensation: Competitive pay, commensurate with education and experience. 

Applications: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, send resume and cover letter to Evan Ritter at evanritter92@gmail.com and use the subject line: “Diavolo Lighting Director Application."